Pampas de Ayacucho Historical Sanctuary, Ayacucho

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Commemorate lives lost in Peru's War of Independence at Pampas de Ayacucho Historical Sanctuary, a monument in verdant surroundings dedicated to the Battle of Ayacucho. Erected on the 150th anniversary of the battle, the monument stands at a height of 44 m (144 ft) and acts as an excellent lookout point over the rest of the sanctuary's historic landscape. Look out for the 3 m (9.8 ft) bronze statues near the base of the country's military liberators; Bolivar, Sucre, Gamarra, Cordova, La Sur, Miller, and Lara. To visit Pampas de Ayacucho Historical Sanctuary on your holiday in Ayacucho, and find out what else Ayacucho has to offer, use our Ayacucho vacation generator.
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Where to stay in Ayacucho

The colonial-era streets of Ayacucho house atmospheric and sensitively restored hotels and family-run inns. Larger hotels built in recent times provide a wider range of facilities and services, including pools, restaurants, and bars. Informal and budget-friendly guesthouses fit in neatly with the look of private homes and stores on the residential streets in town, providing particularly good options for budget-conscious visitors who want to delve into the rich culture of everyday Ayacucho.
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  • I can't believe I stood here, at the site of THE battle for Latin American independence.. I will never forget the wind whistling through my hair, the sun beating down, the simple yet delicious Andean ...  more »
  • As most battle sites, the site is pretty much flat, although at decent altitude. There is a monument remembering the battle and those who fell, as well as 4 canons from that time. The site is surround...  more »
  • interesting place , try the food stalls , we had great simple food for a few soles , the artisan stalls are a bit suspect , stana Anna in Ayacucho is a better place to buy art  more »